David questions why we want to put the sit bones down in marichyasana A, B, C, and D and explains why our leg proportions can make that unlikely.
David summarizes recent research that suggests that yoga practice may reduce chronic, non-specific neck pain for some practitioners, but not others.
David describes the anatomy of what is happening in garbha pindasana and kukkutasana and explores techniques for evolving these challenging postures.
David explains why a tight psoas muscle might contribute to feeling like you can’t stand up straight after forward bending.
David discusses why the interrelationship between postures, intention, and body proportions all affect whether to walk the feet in for downward dog.
David summarizes recent research that suggests that yoga practice can increase equanimity. Frequency of practice and intention affected impacts of practice.
David discusses the key ideas for effectively adjusting utthita hasta padangusthasana. Learn which adjustments might be helpful in this posture.
David explains why over-stretching the muscles of the low back in forward bending can contribute to feeling lower back pain.
David explains why the anatomy of the hips affects our intention to stack the hips in triangle pose and how we can work with an idea of length and breath.
David breaks down the anatomy of kurmasana and supta kurmasana and explores techniques for evolving these challenging postures.